Postdoctoral Scholars
Tali Treibitz, Jaffe Lab

Scripps Institution of Oceanography is the world's preeminent center for ocean, earth, and atmospheric research, teaching, and public education, with more than a century of exploration and discovery in basic research and global observations and applications. Postdoctoral scholars (postdocs) are essential to Scripps mission, and if you are a postdoc at Scripps, we want to welcome you to Scripps to begin or continue your postdoc career.

We want to start you off with information about your appointment, benefits, opportunities, funding, policies, resources, services, and other helpful information as you begin working with your mentor.  Review the Scripps Postdoctoral Scholar Handbook.

Resources and Contacts

Who to contact for services and support if you are a postdoc at Scripps Oceanography.

Postdoctoral Research Profiles

Personal web sites featuring research interests, publications, and biographies.

Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Scholar Award

UC San Diego strives to promote postdoctoral scholars that embody the mission and high standards of this university. This award recognizes postdoctoral scholars who conduct outstanding research, exhibit leadership, mentorship and service as he/she progresses toward a defined career.

President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program was established in 1984 to encourage outstanding women and minority PhD recipients to pursue academic careers at the University of California. The current program offers postdoctoral research fellowships, professional development and faculty mentoring to outstanding scholars in all fields whose research, teaching, and service will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity at UC.

Postdoc Research Highlights

Beach surveys via ATV. Photo: Daron Case

Just Add Sand
Sand nourishment projects aim to preserve California’s iconic sandy beaches

The shadow of National Center for Atmospheric Research aircraft on Southern Ocean clouds. Photo: Bryan Rainwater/Colorado Univ.

Research Highlight: ­­Scripps Joins Mission to Understand a Major Southern Ocean Climate Influence
The world’s most pristine clouds happen to be in the place with the world’s roughest weather

Aggregation of spot-tailed grunts in the waters of Cabo Pulmo National Park. Photo: Octavio Aburto

Research Highlight: New Application for Acoustics Helps Estimate Marine Life Populations
Scientists use hydroacoustics to find abundance of marine life in reserve is four times greater than in surrounding waters

Video Highlight